Category: Board News

March 21, 2019 (Gainesville, Fla.) – CareerSource North Central Florida is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $350,000 in state pilot grants to launch or expand three pilot workforce programs for residents of Alachua and Bradford counties. The grants, established by CareerSource Florida and administered under a fund through the Florida Department of…

Gainesville Career Center Career Fair, 2018 March 19, 2019 (Gainesville, Fla.) – CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery announced that both Alachua and Bradford counties continued to drop with a regional unemployment rate of 3.8 percent, which is .1 percent lower than last year’s regional rate. Alachua County’s unemployment rate was 3.8%. Bradford…

Gainesville Career Center Career Fair, 2018 November 19, 2018 (Gainesville, Fla.) – CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery announced that the Alachua and Bradford counties maintained the sixth lowest unemployment rates in the State, both sitting at 2.7% in October 2018. Both rates have dropped 0.6% from last year’s unemployment percentages of 3.3%…

On January 16,  the North Florida Regional Chamber of Commerce and CareerSource North Central Florida named Patricia Evans the “Workforce Person of the Year.” Ms. Evans has served on the workforce board for many years. Last year, she served as Chair of the Career Source NCFL Board for 2017 and, in addition, has Chaired various committees…

Gainesville, Fla. (August 3, 2016) Unemployed parents looking to upgrade their tech and entrepreneurial skills will have a new resource for training and childcare support through CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) later this fall. CareerSource NCFL today announced it has been awarded a $4 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to reduce childcare barriers for…

Washington, D.C. (July 22, 2016): The Department of Labor announced Angela Pate from Gainesville, Florida, has been appointed to its Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC). She will serve as a Training Services Provider representative. Pate currently serves as the Chief Information Officer for CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL), President & CEO of Focused Management Solutions…

Washington, D.C. (July 22, 2016): The Department of Labor announced Angela Pate from Gainesville, Florida, has been appointed to its Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC). She will serve as a Training Services Provider representative. Pate currently serves as the Chief Information Officer for CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL), President & CEO of Focused Management Solutions…

Gainesville, Fla. (April 21, 2016) CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) has partnered with the City of Gainesville to host a spring job fair on Tuesday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the new CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) Gainesville career center at 10 NW Sixth Street. Approximately 50 area employers, primarily from…

April 19, 2016 — Gainesville, FL: CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) Board Chair Don Davis has announced that Anne Favre has been appointed executive director of CareerSource North Central Florida effective April 20, 2016. The decision was made at the board’s April 19 executive committee meeting. As executive director, Favre (pronounced Fahv-ruh) will be the…

Public Invited to Comment Until April 29 Gainesville, Fla. (March 29, 2016) – CareerSource North Central Florida is seeking public comment on its comprehensive four-year services plan. The purpose of the plan is to provide prioritized strategies to help fill the talent pipeline with work-ready job candidates who are capable and eager to meet the…